The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) announces the winners of the Pancyprian Informatics Olympiad who will represent Cyprus in the respective international competitions.
Specifically and according to a relevant announcement, the team that will represent Cyprus in this year's World Informatics Olympiad (IOI) which will be held online on June 19-25, 2021 consists of Dimitris Chrysostomou (American Academy, Larnaca), Theofanis Orfanas (Greek , Limassol), Charalambos Georgiou (National Guard, Limassol), Christos Fala (English School, Nicosia).
Cyprus will also be represented at the European Youth Informatics Olympiad (EJOI) which will be held online on 24-28 August 2021 by Theofanis Orfanou (Hellenic Pascal School, Limassol), Loukas Loukas (Agia Paraskevi High School, Geroskio, Paphos) , Dianellou and Theodotou, Nicosia) and Polykarpos Christodoulou (Agios Theodoros High School, Paphos).
The Board of Directors of CCS, “wishes good luck to all young people who will represent Cyprus with dignity with a great harvest of medals like last year”.
The Pancyprian Informatics Olympiad 2021 is a programming competition organized by CCS in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth and supported by the companies XM and Oracle Academy.
The annual event aims to select the official delegations of Cyprus to International IT Olympiads, the preparation of which is undertaken by volunteers, trainers and teachers who offer free courses and guidance to participants.
It is noted that students who win medals at International Balkan and European Olympiads in Informatics can be admitted to departments of the University of Cyprus without exams, while many of the members of the Cypriot delegation study at leading universities abroad.